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Home Buying-Home Selling

6 Crazy Tactics To Sell Your House Fast

Selling a home isn’t an easy process, no matter how hot the housing market is. Gone are those days when baking a batch of cookies and putting out fresh flowers before an open house were enough to sell your home.

Roofing and Gutters

How to Vet Roofing Contract for Residential Roofing Companies in Cedar Rapids Iowa

Residents in Cedar Rapids Iowa are familiar with the hordes of scam roofing companies that storm the area in the wake of any roof damaging storm or hurricanes. These scammers code-named Stormchasers because of their penchant for showing up in huge numbers right after a disastrous storm.

Heating and Cooling

How to Know If You Need to Fix or Replace Your Furnace

When you’re renovating an older home with a furnace that’s one of the more weathered systems, then the question arises whether it makes sense to book a maintenance visit or to replace the furnace outright.

Home Decor

Refreshing a Room? Try New Pillows for a Quick Change

Sometimes, you just need a little change to feel comfortable. Unfortunately, redecorating can be expensive, even if you don’t renovate or expand your home at all.

Ponds and Fountains

How to Fix Up a Yard With a Pond

Many people dream of one day owning a home that overlooks water. Some people want that water to be the beach or a lake, but those homes are often expensive. It’s a modern trend to instead look for a home that has a pond.

Kitchen and Dining

A Brief Guide To Buying Dining Chairs

Dining chairs can help set the tone in your dining room, whether you want a matching set or are planning to mix it up for an eclectic look.

Siding / Exterior Decor

Ann Arbor Residents Find Quality House Painters

Ann Arbor is the 6th largest city in Michigan, known for its high tech industries, left-leaning politics, beautiful treelined streets and dense forestation, earning it the appropriate nickname of “Tree Town”, despite the devastating destruction of over 10,000 ash trees by an infestation of the emerald ash borer.

Renovation Designs

Popular Home Remodeling Trends in the US

Homeowners have been spending a lot of money on improving their homes in recent years. It has become very popular since house prices are continuing to rise.

Heating and Cooling

The Pros and Cons of Tankless Water Heaters

Tankless water heaters use heating elements built around your water pipes to provide hot water on demand. Depending on who you ask, some swear by them while others have issues with some of their drawbacks.

Garage

Sunday Morning Tip for Aug 11: How to Choose and Install a New Garage Door

Installing a new garage door is a popular home improvement project, and this simple upgrade could increase the value of your property by a significant amount.

Home Renovation

Upgrades That Are Easier to Complete During Home Renovations

When you decide to renovate your home, whether completely or in part, you may find it easier to include some major upgrades that will save time and money.

Energy Savings

What Renovations Are Ideal for Hot and Sunny Weather

If the weather is warm, you might not want to think about starting a huge construction project. However, it is essential to keep your home protected against extreme heat and sun damage.

Roofing and Gutters

Undeniable Traits of the Best Roofing Contractor

Repairing the roof of your home can be very expensive and will need the service of a reputable roofing company. It can be really scary if you don’t know what to look for when you need to hire a roofing contractor.

Home Security

7 Ways to Safeguard Your Home from Burglary

Your home is the last place that you should ever feel unsafe in. After all, it’s where loved ones and all your belongings reside, so ensuring that it’s safe from burglary is a must.

Home Improvements

5 Ways to Know If Buyers Think Your Home Looks Outdated

If you are like most home owners, you never quite know when you will end up wanting or needing to sell your property.

Den/Library

Clean the Debris: How to Renovate Your Den

A den can be a pleasant place to take it easy any time you’re at home. You can read books in your den. You can watch television shows in it. You can even enjoy long chats with your family members.

General News

How to Successfully Rent Your House As A Vacation Rental

People who own a place that they don’t live in in a touristic spot might want to consider renting it out as a vacation rental. Now, anyone who has ever gone to a vacation rental knows two things.

Doors and Windows

Replacing Your Windows? How to Renovate and Resell

It may not seem like a very cost effective project when it comes to the return on your home’s investment. New windows do more than just add value when they’re done correctly.

Weekly Sunday Tips

Sunday Morning Tip for Aug 04: 4 Home Upgrades to Enjoy Before Summer Ends

Summer is finally in full swing, and now is the opportune time for making upgrades.

Porch

The Pros and Cons of Wooden Porches

A porch is a valuable addition to any home. It adds aesthetic appeal, expands living space and contributes to your property’s resale value.